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    Putin Gives Go-Ahead To Belarus Airbase Plan
    Sep19

    Putin Gives Go-Ahead To Belarus Airbase Plan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed the establishment of an airbase in neighboring Belarus, the latest move by Moscow to project its military power abroad. Saturday’s announcement, which comes at a time of tension with the West over Russian involvement in Ukraine and Syria, may also signal the Kremlin’s interest in keeping...

    Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi Under Fire For Crimea Wine Tasting
    Sep19

    Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi Under Fire For Crimea Wine Tasting

    Ukraine has launched a criminal probe into wine-tasting by Russian President Vladimir Putin and ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after they allegedly quaffed a $100,000 bottle of centuries-old win… …read more Source:...

    Russian fighter jets in Syria raise serious questions
    Sep19

    Russian fighter jets in Syria raise serious questions

    The United States is disturbed by Russia’s movement of tactical aircraft to Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday, acknowledging that the jets could pose a threat to American and allied military forces. US officials say Russia moved a small number of fighter jets to a base in Syria on Friday, hours after US Defense Secretary...

    Putin gives go-ahead to Belarus airbase plan
    Sep19

    Putin gives go-ahead to Belarus airbase plan

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed the establishment of an airbase in neighbouring Belarus, the latest move by Moscow to project its military power abroad.Saturday’s announcement, which comes at a time of tension with the West over Russian involvement in Ukraine and Syria, may also signal the Kremlin’s interest in keeping...

    Report from Croatia: ‘They Don’t Know Where They’re Going, or Where They Might End Up’
    Sep19

    Report from Croatia: ‘They Don’t Know Where They’re Going, or Where They Might End Up’

    Croatia has closed its borders with Serbia. Not even native Croatians are allowed entry. I’m in Serbia now. For the past four days, I’ve been traveling along the border of southern Europe. Now, all I want to do is to return to Germany. But there’s a problem; I left my car in Croatia on my way over here. I have to find a way back...

    Fury as Putin and Berlusconi drink 240-year-old wine
    Sep19

    Fury as Putin and Berlusconi drink 240-year-old wine

    Criminal case opened after 1775 Jeres de la Frontera was opened during cellar tour in Crimea …read more Source: The Irish...

    Vice President Margarita Popova meets with international academic group
    Sep19

    Vice President Margarita Popova meets with international academic group

    Vice President Margarita Popova met today at the Presidency in Sofia with participants in the international interdisciplinary project Picturesque Bulgaria: Bulgarian Literary Routes. The event is under the auspices of the head of state, the press service of the Presidency said. The project’s participants include professors and students in...

    US says Assad must go, timing down to negotiation
    Sep19

    US says Assad must go, timing down to negotiation

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has to go but the timing of his departure should be decided through negotiation. Speaking after talks with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in London, Kerry called on Russia and Iran to use their influence over Assad to convince him to negotiate a...

    Putin and Berlusconi under fire for Crimea wine tasting
    Sep19

    Putin and Berlusconi under fire for Crimea wine tasting

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine has launched a criminal probe into wine-tasting by Russian President Vladimir Putin and ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after they allegedly quaffed a $100,000 bottle of centuries-old wine in Crimea, prosecutors said Saturday.The Kremlin strongman and the disgraced billionaire reportedly cracked open a bottle of...

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Bashar al-Assad has to Step Down
    Sep19

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Bashar al-Assad has to Step Down

    Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad (L) meets Senator John Kerry in Damascus REUTERS/Sana (SYRIA) . . WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has to go but the timing of his departure should be decided through negotiation. Speaking after talks with British Foreign Secretary...